Add Fruits, Veggies to Meals for Plant-Forward Nutrition

Adding more fruits and vegetables is one of the simplest ways to make at-home meals healthier for your family.

Lovell’s Food For Thought: The Failure to Truly Address Health Inequities in America

I often use a quote by Mom’s Mabely. It states the following: "If you always do what you've always done, you will always get what you always gotten." The science of the Twentieth and now the 21st Century, as it ...

Once Homeless, Black Doctor Tells His Story of Beating the Odds in New Film

Dr. Tommy Watson is sharing his empowering life story in a new film called Resilient that is scheduled to start filming in Charlotte, NC in the summer of 2019. Based on his award-winning book A Face of Courage: The Tommy ...

Hip fractures are deadly for many seniors

The news an elderly relative has broken a hip tends to sound alarm bells, perhaps more than breaking another bone would. That's because a hip fracture dramatically increases an older person's risk of death.

Improving the Lives of Mothers Through Health and Wellness

Falling is a part of life. Staying down is not. Before 2013, LoRon White was always in the game despite his small stature. He had big dreams of playing basketball professionally. However, an injury of a ruptured tendon in his ...

Highlight: Mental Health Is No Longer Taboo, Bobbye Wagner Of The Pink Canopy Documentary Talks The Greatest Lesson Her Mom Would Ever Teach

Bobbye Wagner, Founder of The Pink Canopy talks about her and siblings growing up during an era where mental health was taboo. In the somewhat chilling and emotional documentary, the riveting story of courage sheds light on mental illness in ...

Béla Wellness Drinks Launch in LifeCafe

Béla, the Atlanta-based wellness beverage brand, announced today that it will soon be available at LifeCafe fast casual restaurants in Life Time's athletic resort destinations nationwide. Béla will implement a multi-faceted marketing campaign through 2019 to support the launch at ...

Houston Army Vet, Salon Owner Helping Girls become Entrepreneurs with Free Braiding and Success Workshop Saturday

Houston Girls ages 7-17 can get a head start on launching their own business this Saturday, May 11th thanks to US Army Reserve Veteran and Braids for Hope Founder Jessica Ray.

How Americans could unknowingly end up taking black market drugs

Senators Chuck Grassley (R-IA) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) recently introduced a bill that would permit Americans to import pharmaceuticals from Canada. The two lawmakers believe their bill will reduce drug costs.

WHO warns over spread of measles in Europe as 34,000 cases reported in 2 months

Measles outbreaks will continue to spread in Europe without a robust response, the World Health Organization (WHO) warned as it urged countries in the region to vaccinate vulnerable populations.

Prairie View A&M Nursing Student in Desperate Need of Brain Surgery

DyAnna Tucker, a first-year nursing student at Prairie View A&M University in Texas, managed to complete her second semester of classes this week despite a cyst in her brain that is causing seizures, blurred vision and massive headaches. After being ...

Are You Less Of A Man If You Opt For Cosmetic Surgery?

While the stereotype says it is women who worry most about body image, in truth men also are concerned about what they see when they gaze in the mirror.

Phoenix caregiver training lab available for families and job-seekers

Chances are, at some point you will find yourself caring for an aging family member.

Houston Health Department Launches Campaign to Build Awareness About PrEP and Treatment as Prevention

The Project PrIDE campaign is the city’s first-ever health campaign directly reaching out to African American and Hispanic members of the LGBTQ community.

Fuel Your Morning with Protein-Packed Recipes

As you prepare to take on the day, one of the most beneficial ways to energize yourself each morning is by fueling your body with the proper nutrients, including protein.